Public Act 094-0202
SB0559 Enrolled LRB094 07548 DRJ 37716 b

    AN ACT concerning health.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Mental Health and Developmental
Disabilities Code is amended by changing Section 3-606 as
    (405 ILCS 5/3-606)  (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 3-606)
    Sec. 3-606. A peace officer may take a person into custody
and transport him to a mental health facility when, as a result
of his personal observation, the peace officer has reasonable
grounds to believe that the person is subject to involuntary
admission and in need of immediate hospitalization to protect
such person or others from physical harm. Upon arrival at the
facility, the peace officer may shall complete the petition
under Section 3-601. If the petition is not completed by the
peace officer transporting the person, the transporting
officer's name, badge number, and employer shall be included in
the petition as a potential witness as provided in Section
3-601 of this Chapter.
(Source: P.A. 91-726, eff. 6-2-00.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 7/12/2005